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Survey: Americans’ pessimism on economy has grown

Americans are more anxious about the economy now than they were right after the Great Recession ended despite stock market gains, falling unemployment and growth moving closer to ...

Hackerspaces help techies turn ideas into reality

Brett Warner watches as Alisa Palson works on a project at HeatSync Labs on Sunday, July 27, 2014, in Phoenix. Palson, 22, started attending HeatSync to make clothing and accessories that mimic characters from movies and video games for conferences she attended.

Inside a nondescript garage-like workshop nestled between restaurants, a flower shop and jewelry stores along Main Street, ideas are taking shape. At HeatSync Labs, the tables are littered with computer chips, pens, pads and tools while the room is abuzz with ...

Baltimore’s first casino highlights gaming trend toward urban areas

This Aug. 25, 2014, picture shows the Horseshoe Casino in Baltimore. The casino opened its doors Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014, and it's the last of five to open in Maryland after lawmakers legalized gambling in the state.

At the Horseshoe Casino's grand opening, showgirls adorned in gold glitter, beaded loincloths, feather headdresses and fuchsia false eyelashes stood atop pedestals in the courtyard, while VIP patrons in high heels and higher hemlines downed glass after glass of champagne. The glitz and glamour Tuesday ...

Las Vegas airport traffic up 1.9 percent in July

A Japan Airlines jet taxis to a gate at McCarran International Airport on Friday, July 7, 2000.

Passenger traffic at McCarran International Airport has climbed up 1.9 percent compared with a year earlier. Data released Wednesday show more than 3.7 million people ...

Las Vegans’ credit card debt rising faster than you might think

Southern Nevadans are swiping their credit cards more often and racking up debt faster than most consumers nationally. Residents of the Las Vegas metro area had ...

Tourists robbed on famous San Francisco street

Motorists make their way down Lombard Street on May 20, 2014, in San Francisco. Two Dutch tourists were robbed at gunpoint Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014, while they were taking pictures there.

Police are searching for suspects who robbed two Dutch tourists at gunpoint while they were taking pictures at a popular spot in San Francisco that's known as the ...

Video game makers: Lindsay Lohan sued us for attention

In this Jan. 20, 2014, photo, actress Lindsay Lohan addresses reporters during a news conference at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah. Lohan is suing the makers of "Grand Theft Auto." The actress says the latest video game installment used her image and created a character based on her without her permission.

The makes of the "Grand Theft Auto" video games say Lindsay Lohan sued to get attention when she asserted the games' latest installment features a character based on her. In Manhattan court papers made public Tuesday ...

Judge to rule in rent dispute between pizzeria, Tivoli Village

A resolution is in sight in a two-year rent dispute between the owners of Radio City Pizzeria and the slowly developing Tivoli Village at Queensridge. Clark County District Court Judge Gloria Sturman this week is expected to ...

Former Caesars exec named CEO of Affinity Gaming

The neon sign at Silver Sevens Hotel & Casino is shown in this, July 1, 2013, file photo.

Affinity Gaming, a Las Vegas-based casino company with properties in Nevada, Colorado and the Midwest, announced today that it hired a Caesars Entertainment veteran as its new CEO. Michael Silberling is succeeding David Ross ...

Clarion, the former Debbie Reynolds hotel, to close Labor Day Weekend

The 202-room Greek Isles is shown April 23, 2009, on Convention Center Drive near Las Vegas Boulevard. Ownership of the property that opened as the Royal Inn in 1970 has changed hands often over the years. It has operated as the Clarion since 2009.

The hotel opened by film legend Debbie Reynolds on Convention Center Drive seems to be fading to black. The Clarion Hotel Casino has reportedly announced ...

SLS debuts amid high expectations; skateboarding shop to ride park’s success

SLS Las Vegas

The new SLS Las Vegas is expected to reinvigorate the north end of the Strip, as a paint-and-sip store opens to the Henderson public. Meanwhile, a skateboarding store sets up shop, and ...

What the Strip has lost, downtown has gained

The Dunes? Gone. Hacienda? Gone. Landmark? Sahara? Gone and gone. And gone is the spaciousness on the Strip, where a half-century ago each hotel and casino stood apart and singular, and Denny’s, McDonald’s and other respites from the casinos lived on corners, surrounded by parking lots ...

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Lawsuit: Siegel stiffed old family friend

David Siegel, founder and CEO of Westgate Resorts, talks with media before being hoisted more than 200 feet to remove the LVH letters off his newly purchased property Tuesday, July 1, 2014, in Las Vegas.

Business has gotten personal between the daughter of prominent real estate agent David Atwell (who died in November) and timeshare mogul David Siegel, who recently bought ...